Karnataka

Tentative dates for SSLC exams announced

Primary and Secondary Education Minister Suresh Kumar has announced the dates for SSLC exams. At a press conference here today he said that the exams will be conducted from June 14 to June 25.

“We have fixed a tentative time table. Last year (2020), we started SSLC exams from June 25. This year we plan to complete exams by June 25,” he said.

As per the tentative dates, for general students, first langauge exams will be conducted on June 14, Mathematics on June 16 , second language on June 18, Science on June 21 , third language on June 23, and Social Science on June 25.

The Minister said that students who have any objections to make, can write to the Director (Exams). SSLC Board. Objections will be received from January 28 to February 26..

Earlier in the day, Mr. Suresh Kumar held a meeting with Health Minister K. Sudhakar and technical committee experts.

A total of 75 per cent students of PUC and 70 per cent of SSLC are attending classes. For Vidyagama classes from 6th to 9th Standard around 45 per cent of students are attending classes. The Minister maintained that there was no major outbreak of pandemic after classes commenced for PUC and SSLC students.

Classes for 9th and I PUC students from Feb. 1

In another major announcement, the Minister said starting from February 1, classes will be conducted for 9th Standard and I PUC students. Classes for 9th, 10th, I and II PUC students will be conducted the entire day to cover the pending syllabus from February 1. For 6th to 8th Standard students, ongoing Vidyagama classes on alternative days will be continued.

The technical expert committee will meet again in the second week of February to take a decision on conducting regular classes for 6th to 8th Standard students. A detailed SoP will be published on conducting classes from February 1 considering the interest of students.

Replying to a question on private schools collecting fees, the Minister said that a decision will be taken after consulting the Chief Minister. The interests of parents and concerns raised by teachers working in private schools will be taken into consideration.

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